Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terror group, Noor Wali Mehsud, was appointed as a global terrorist by the United Nations for participation in the financing, planning and performing actions on behalf of and in support of organizations associated with “al-Qaeda”.
Committee of the UN Security Council 1267 LIH and “al Qaeda” sanctions added Mehsud, 42, ISIS (“DAESH”) and “al-Qaeda” sanctions list on Thursday, subordinating national Pakistani assets freeze, travel ban and embargo on arms supplies.
The sanctions Committee said that Mehsud was listed for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, or perpetrating of acts or activities in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of” organizations associated with “al-Qaeda”.
In June 2018, Mehsud was named the head of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan after the death of Maulana Fazlullah.
TTP was in the “black list” of the UN on 29 July 2011, because of the connection with “al-Qaeda”.
“Noor Wali, under the leadership of the TTP has claimed responsibility for numerous deadly terrorist attacks in Pakistan, including the attack of the Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan in July 2019 and a bomb attack on Pakistani soldiers in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in August 2019,” the Committee said.
The group has claimed responsibility for the attempted bombing in times Square may 1, 2010, and in April 2010 launched multipurpose assault on the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar, killing at least six Pakistanis and wounding 20 people, said the Committee.
Bureau, U.S. Department of State for South and Central Asia (SCA) announced on Twitter that he welcomed the addition of Mehsud UN sanctions list LIH and “al Qaeda”.
“The TTP is responsible for many deadly terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Places the United States in the country Noor Wali as a terrorist in September 2019,” – said in a tweet.
We welcome the news that @UN added the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan leader Noor Wali Mehsud to his ISIS and the list of sanctions AK. TTP is responsible for many deadly terrorist attacks in Pakistan. Places the United States in the country Noor Wali as a terrorist in September 2019.
— State_SCA (@State_SCA) July 16, 2020,
The black list of the Security Council suggests that all States are obliged to freeze without delay funds and other financial assets or economic resources of persons and organizations.
They are also required to prevent the entry into their territory or transit through entities, and measures to prevent direct or indirect supply, sale and transfer from their territories or by their nationals outside their territories, or using vessels or aircraft of their flag, arms and related materiel of all types, spare parts and technical advice, assistance or training related to military activities, to individuals and legal entities.
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